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ONLINE RESOURCES

EscapeArtist.com - www.escapeartist.com
• In the "Telecommuting From Overseas" section, there are excellent hyperlinks for telecommuters.

Gil Gordon - Telecommuting - www.gilgordon.com
• A website sponsored by Gil Gordon Associates, a company specializing in the implementation of telecommuting and telework
• Offers a variety of links and information on telecommuting, teleworking, the virtual office, and other topics

Home Job Stop - www.homejobstop.com
• Offers a Job Bank of work from home jobs, email update reports, and a newsletter, all for subscription fees

International Telework Association and Council (ITAC) - www.telecommute.org
• A non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the growth and success of work independent of location

Portajobs - www.portajobs.com
• Offers a free job board and e-mail notifications as well as articles, news, and links to other websites
• You can post your resume on this site

Quintessential Careers - www.quintcareers.com
• This website has several very helpful articles on telecommuting with hyperlinks to other websites:

  • "Making Your Case for Telecommuting: How to Convince the Boss"
  • "Telecommuting & Work-at-Home Job and Career Resources"
  • "Your Home-Based Career: A Key Resource Guide"
  • "Home-Based Career Do's and Don'ts"

The Riley Guide - www.rileyguide.com
• This well-respected website's section on "Telecommuting & Work-At-Home" (www.rileyguide.com/telecomm.html#tel) offers some very basic information in these articles - all of which provide hyperlinks to more focused websites on the subject:
"Telecommuting / Work-at-Home Info & Opportunities"
"Suggestions for Home Businesses You Might Try"
"Work-At-Home Scams"
"Considering Self Employment"

Telecommuting - http://jobsearchtech.about.com/library/weekly/aa020998.htm
• Basic information about telecommuting, tips for success, types of employment, etc.

Telecommuting & Freelance Job Finder - www.homeworkingmom.com/jfinder.htm
• The web site of Mothers' Home Business Network offers advice on telecommuting and evaluates work-at-home jobs, opportunities and resources

Telecommuting Jobs - www.tjobs.com
• Access to job board is free, but access to contact details of employers requires a password for which there is a charge
• You can post your resume on this site
• Website also has links to job search advice, online training, "teletools," and free tech magazines

Telecommuting, Teleworking, and Alternative Officing - www.gilgordon.com
• Basic information and links to resources

ARTICLES

Capel, Perri
"The Trials and Tribulations of a Non-Techie Telecommuter"
www.careerjournal.com

Dunham, Kemba J.
"Telecommuting Loses Favor With Employers"
www.careerjournal.com

Lublin, Joann S.
"Telecommuting Can Be A Recipe for Success"
www.careerjournal.com

BOOKS

Dinnocenzo, Debra A.
101 Tips for Telecommuters: Successfully Manage Your Work, Team, Technology and Family
Berrett-Koehler Publishers, First edition, 1999


Dziak, Michael J. and Gordon, Gil
Telecommuting Success: A Practical Guide for Staying in the Loop While Working Away from the Office
Park Avenue Productions, 2001

Froggatt, Cynthia C.
Work Naked: Eight Essential Principles for Peak Performance in the Virtual Workplace
Jossey-Bass, First edition, 2001

Zbar, Jeffery D.
Teleworking & Telecommuting (Made E-Z)
Made E-Z Products, 2002

Zetlin, Minda
Telecommuting for Dummies
Hungry Minds, 2001

The above links are for informational purposes only and in no way constitute an endorsement, expressed or implied, by the Department of State. Links to websites outside the U.S. federal government or the use of trade, firm, or corporation names are for the convenience of the user and do not constitute an official endorsement or approval of any private sector website, product, service, or privacy policy.



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